Thomas Kinkade Studios
Jul 17, 2014
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About Thomas Kinkade

The Artist: Thomas Kinkade

“THE PAINTER OF LIGHT”
1958 – 2012

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THOMAS KINKADE BIOGRAPHY

Thomas Kinkade knew at an early age that painting was his true calling. He dedicated his life to creating art that emphasized simple pleasures and inspirational messages. Learn more about the man who affected so many lives through his artwork.

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Thomas Kinkade Styles

PAINTING STYLES

In the very beginning of his artistic career, Thomas Kinkade put his entire life savings into the printing of his first lithograph. Though at the time he was already an acclaimed illustrator, Thom found that he was inspired not by fame and fortune, but by the simple act of painting straight from the heart, putting on canvas the natural wonders and images that moved him most.

Painting Styles
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PAINTER OF LIGHT TIMELINE

Thomas Kinkade devoted his life and career to share an inspirational message of home, faith, family, and inner peace. He traveled the world creating beautiful scenes and using his artistic talents to make a difference in people’s lives through his support of humanitarian relief. Learn more about Thom’s personal journey in this comprehensive chronicle of his life.

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The Art

In the often hurried and complex world we live in, the images that Thomas Kinkade painted offer a place of refuge – a place where the transient things of life give way to the things that matter most. See the art that made his extraordinary life possible.

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READ THE COLLECTORS’ STORIES

Thomas Kinkade’s artwork touched the lives of many people. Through the years, Thom’s collectors shared their stories of light and inspiration with him.

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VIDEO ARCHIVE

The Thomas Kinkade Company Video Library contains hundreds of videos that narrate the life and career of the Painter of LightTM. The video archive includes full-length documentaries, short vignettes about individual pieces of Kinkade artwork that were narrated by Thom himself, and media interviews.

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